Neurology Recall Compensation Update

11th January 2023

Belfast Trust has confirmed to patients impacted by the Neurology Recall that they have until 21 June 2025 if they intend to issue legal proceedings against the Trust. 

This is the timeframe available to anyone treated by former Consultant Neurologist Michael Watt in the Health and Social Care system.

It does not include those who received treatment on a private basis at any other healthcare facility. Further information regarding compensation for those considering legal proceedings can be found on the Department of Health’s website

The Neurology Recall Patient Advice Line remains available for those patients impacted and in need of support. The number is 0800 980 1100 and it is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank/public holidays).

Further information can be found on the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust’s website